Undated 2019 New Releases

  No releases currently scheduled.

Breathe the Dragon by Jill Mackenzie
(Sky Pony Press)  - this press has now closed, so this book will likely not publish, although it still exists on Goodreads.

Kat Enright at Sky Pony has bought world rights to Jill MacKenzie's Breathe the Dragon. Talented artist and manga-obsessed 17-year-old Sadie struggles to heal physically and emotionally after a car accident, in which she was driving, that claimed the life of a teen motorcyclist and seriously injured her best friend. Publication is scheduled for spring 2019; the author is unagented.

Children of the River Ghost by Alexandra Aceves (Tu Books)
A YA horror novel in which 16-year-old Katie, reeling from bullying after her last relationship, moves to New Mexico and falls for a mysterious, beautiful girl who may be the ghost La Llorona. Publication is set for spring 2019.

Fabiola and Ylini by Juliet Khan and Amanda Scurti (Oni Press)
Oni Press has bought world rights to the YA graphic novel Fabiola & Ylini by Juliet Kahn and Amanda Scurti. The story follows nerdy Latina teen Fabiola who meets a loudmouthed mermaid named Ylini. Love is quick to blossom, but the romance must withstand adolescent insecurity, traditionalist families, and last-minute cosplay prep. Publication is slated for spring 2019.

  No releases currently scheduled.




A Boy Like Her by Carrie Mac (Knopf)
A contemporary YA novel following Charlie, who starts at a new school determined not to identify with either gender, but becomes pressured from all sides to conform one way or another.

No releases currently scheduled.

Ricochet by Kathryn Berl (Flux)
Caroline Bliss Larsen at Flux has bought world rights to a YA sci-fi thriller Ricochet by Kathryn Berla. Seventeen-year-old Tatiana is living four different-but-parallel lives in the multiverse and must stop her megalomaniac scientist father in each one. Publication is scheduled for fall 2019; the author represented herself.


Living Doll by Lisa Brown (First Second Books)
First Second Books has bought a YA graphic novel by Lisa Brown called Living Doll. It tells the story of two conjoined twins who remain connected even after one of them dies during an operation to separate them. The book will be published in 2019.

Pizza Run by Erin Cabelly, Eugene Levistky and Nicole Rodriguez (Oni Press) 
Oni Press has bought world rights to the YA graphic novel Pizza Run, written by Erin Cabelly and Eugene Levistky, and illustrated by Nicole Rodriguez. For Kiersten, a pizza delivery girl, the mad science experiments, interdimensional invaders, alien goddesses, and cultish PTA parents of her town are just an everyday reality. But when new girl Naomi stumbles into her life, Kiersten realizes that just because she's used to the horrors of her hometown, that doesn't make it a safe place to live. It will take all the girls' cunning, determination, and teamwork to get safely back home – and get all the pizzas delivered on time. Publication is planned for 2019.

Love Inc. by Jill Twiss (Razorbill)
Ben Schrank at Razorbill has acquired Love Inc. by Jill Twiss, writer on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and coauthor of A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo. The YA romantic comedy is about a teen girl entrepreneur who can guarantee true love... for everyone but herself. Publication is set for 2019; Brenda Bowen at Sanford J. Greenburger did the deal for world rights.


  1. This post is amazing - thank you! Just found a whole new bunch of books to add to my TBR!

    1. I'm so glad you're finding it helpful :)